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2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW
2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW

2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW


2011 Ana Espinosa Rodriguez Spruce East Indian Rosewood Classical Guitar

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2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW


Model 2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW
Condition Pre-Owned
Scale 652mm compensated
Finish French Polish
Tuners Rubner
Case CrossRock Zippered Hardshell Case – actually kind of nice

Tone Woods

Top European Spruce
Sides/Back East Indian Rosewood
Neck Spanish Cedar
Bridge Ebony
Fingerboard Ebony


Nut Width 51mm
String Spacing 43.5mm – 50.5mm – 58mm (1st – 12th – bridge)
Overall length 38 5/8″
Body length 18 7/8″
Upper bout width 10 9/16″
Waist Width 9″
Lower bout width 14 1/16″
Body depths 3 9/16″  & 3 13/16″ (upper and lower)
Guitar Weight 3lbs & 5oz.
Action 12th fret 3.6mm to 2.9mm low E to high E
CITES Eligible due to Pre-Convention Status – $100-200 fee

2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce EIRW


The Granada luthier Ana Espinosa Rodriguez – who is married to and works with Rene Baarslag, works out of Granada Spain, building a very bright, active guitar in the Granada fashion.  I found the guitar very playable, voiced clearly, beautiful sing in the guitar with necessary right hand control, stopping strings, as its a guitar that demands better technique from the player.  What I mean is, the guitar can get away from you if you’re not stopping the strings, the basses, etc.  I like guitars that make you a better player, and this is a great example of one.  Reminds of the Spruce Antonio Marin Montero guitars that demand better from you.

Notes on the guitar condition…she is definitely played, showing minimum yet honest playing wear on the soundboard in and around the rosette.  All very light, but they are evident (you should be able to see in the accompanying photos).  Her action is more than accessible, easily played.  I judge guitars and their builder based on whether or not I would represent them going forward.  I would represent Ana in a heartbeat.



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended including EQ manipulation, if possible. We record everything flat with just a touch of Reverb to relieve dryness. My goal is to record the guitar as realistically as is possible. I speak in the recordings, my thoughts about the guitar (and possibly other things?).  My speaking also serves to give you my first impressions and to also give you a balance of the engineering (or lack thereof) versus the sound of the guitar.  I simply do not have time to engineer much of anything.  Thanks. Rich

MP3 Audio – 180523-2011 Ana Espinosa Spruce – the guitar is so sweet sounding, nicknamed SweetiePie, wow, just a great experience playing a guitar of this class.  As I said earlier, it demands your best, clean RH tech, with a growl and a voice to match.  Power is there when you want it.  Great guitar.

My Solo Book of sheet music is available here if you’re interested.

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1



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Insured FedEx Ground, USPS Ground or USPS Priority/Express Shipping is included to the 50 US

Anywhere else is subject to the most recent quote from USPS

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Very Important:  International Clients, including Canada…Please note that we will NOT accept PayPal or any CC as payment.  All transactions must be finalized with Bank Wire Transfers for any amount over $1000 USD. Please see our discussion found here and scroll down to Customs – Duty and International Shipping .  Thank you!

Packaging is professionally done within its hard-shell case.

It is always preferred that you come to the Studio to play it and pick it up – Rich


This classical guitar carries No Warranty from the luthier as she is pre-owned

Please read my Return Policy

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Email me directly if you need more info: [email protected]

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Additional information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 18 × 8 in